What to know about the fall 2015 webinar mini-series…

  • Are you interested in learning about quality course design, including effective ways to organize, create and implement design principles?
  • Are you interested in best practices of designing assessments and activities and selecting appropriate educational technologies to support your instructional goals?
  • Are you interested in learning how to make videos to enhance your classroom materials?
  • Are you interested in learning about open access and open educational resources (OERs), why “open” continues to grow and how to support your teaching and research?
  • Are you now inspired to find out how you can apply these interests in your teaching?
  • And finally, do you find it a challenge to attend this type of training / professional enrichment due to time constraints?

If you answered yes to one or more of the above questions, then take a look at the webinar series being offered by the Center for Digital Scholarship and the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence this fall.

***We envision this as a space where all individuals, including facilitators and participants bring ideas and expertise to the virtual table.***

Series details:

  • Each interactive webinar will be hosted using Adobe Connect using your own computer or mobile device, if you prefer.
    • There will not be any in-person/face-to-face training.
    • Prior to the webinars, you will be provided with instructions on how to access Adobe Connect. A microphone headset will be needed.
  • Webinars will occur Fridays, 10:45am-12pm
    • See specific dates below for each series and under each series page on this site.
  • Each mini-series is four weeks in length (Friday, each week, a total of about 5 hours) and the final webinar will consist of an OPTIONAL activity/presentation/reflection to demonstrate what you’ve learned and applied in your own teaching. Attendance commitment is requested.

Series topics and dates:

Course Design

(note: this one is already in session, enrollments are not being accepted but it may be offered again in spring 2016)

Sub-topics include:

  • Using a course design framework
  • Writing effective learning outcomes
  • Syllabus development techniques
  • Implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles

Dates: September 11, 18, 25, Oct 2

Educational Technologies and Video

Sub-topics include:

  • Aligning assessments with technologies
  • Creating videos
  • Implementing digital assessment tools

Dates: Oct 9, 16, 23, 30

Open Access & OERS (open educational resources)

Co-sponsored with the LITS Scholarly Communications Office

Sub-topics include:

  • History of open access and OERs
  • Searching for, evaluation and creation of OERs
  • Open access trends (including open textbooks)

Dates: Nov 6, 13, 20 & Dec 4 (skips the 27th for Thanksgiving break)



How do I register? Click here to register for any of the series.

Questions? Please email Leah Chuchran, Digital Learning Specialist: lchuchr [at] emory [dot] edu

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